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John G. Mitchell

John G. Mitchell is a regular contributor to AMERICAN HERITAGE . In preparing this article, he relied substantially on The Life and World of Al Capone by John Kobler (Fawcett Books, 1977).

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"We have permanently safeguarded an irreplaceable primitive area," said President Truman as he dedicated Everglades National Park in 1947. Bit what is permanence, and what is "safeguarded"? Did he speak too soon? Read >>

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